means

noun plural but singular or plural in construction

Legal Definition of means

1a : something enabling one to achieve a desired end a means of self-defense
2 : resources (as income and assets) at one's disposal

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means

measure of damages

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“Means.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/means. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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